GRACE WALKER RANKIN, MAGEE, MS

Grace Rankin, 84, of Magee, passed away Tuesday, November 27, 2012. She was a daughter of the late Nina Beth (Crawford) and Van Joe Harrell, and was a long time residence of the Clinton-Raymond area. Grace is survived by: two daughters, Tanya (Ron) Gala, Magee, and Melody (Dan) Orrantia, Highland Village, TX; two step-daughters, Janna Rankin Hughes, Pearl, and Tanya Rankin, Brandon; one brother, Glen C. Harrell, Navarre, FL; one sister, Virginia J. Traweek, Raymond; three grandchildren, and five great grandchildren. Grace was preceded in death by: first husband, William Howard Walker and second husband, James Orville Rankin; daughter, Linda Suzanne "Susie" McCann; and sister Peggy Berch.  Visitation will be held Friday, November 30, 2012, from 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Tutor Funeral Home in Magee; and Saturday, December 1, 2012, from 9:00 am - 10:00 am at Pine Grove Baptist Church. Services will follow at 10:00 am. Rev Bill Blair, Rev Wesley Hughes, and Rev Andy Boles will be officiating Interment will be at Popular Springs Cemetery, near Georgetown, MS.